|Jacques Rioux, Newspaper Rock, Utah, 1992, silver gelatin, selenium-toned photograph on paper,|
Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Jacques Rioux was born in Sherbrooke, QC in 1956 and moved to Calgary in 1979. Of his work he says: "Whenever I decide to photograph something, I strive to communicate a sense of discovery, of excitement and of connection to the past through the beauty of the photographic image."
Storytellers was curated by
Shane Golby and organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program. The AFA Travelling Exhibition program is supported by the Foundation for the Arts. Alberta
Storytellers runs from July 25th until August 28th, 2013 at the Visual Arts Alberta Gallery. A reception is planned for Thursday, August 1 from 7-9:30 pm. Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 10-4pm and Sat 12-4pm. The Gallery will be closed on August 3.